Building Health, Economic, and Social Resiliency to Climate Change, September 25, 2019

The Building Health, Economic, and Social Resiliency to Climate Change occurred on September 25, 2019. The goal of the convening was to bring together stakeholders to share the intersection between, and build capacity for, addressing climate change, health and social vulnerability

The keynote speaker, Srija Srinivasan presented on root causes of health and health inequity, prevalence of chronic conditions, and varying physical and emotional effects across San Mateo County residents. Other speakers presented on how economic, social and health conditions impact the ability of residents, workers, infrastructure and businesses to adapt to climate change impacts. Modelling overlay results of social vulnerability indicators over newly developed extreme heat, flooding, and wildfire climate scenarios in San Mateo County were also shared with the attendees. Greenlining Institute and California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity, presented on emerging challenges and potential solutions to explore. Attendees then discussed strategies and resource needs to build health and social resilience in San Mateo County.

  1. WELCOME AND OPENING SLIDES
  2. EXAMINING THE ROOT CAUSES OF HEALTH INEQUITY PRESENTATION
  3. CURRENT CONDITIONS PRESENTATION
  4. FUTURE RISKS PRESENTATION
  5. STRATEGIES AND BEST PRACTICES PRESENTATION
    • Videos: Sonah Mohnot (Greenlining Institute); Linda Helland (California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity)
  6. BREAKOUT: STRATEGIES APPLICABLE TO SAN MATEO COUNTY PRESENTATION
  7. CALL TO ACTION ON CLIMATE EMERGENCY PRESENTATION


The Building Health, Economic, and Social Resiliency to Climate Change occurred on September 25, 2019. The goal of the convening was to bring together stakeholders to share the intersection between, and build capacity for, addressing climate change, health and social vulnerability

The keynote speaker, Srija Srinivasan presented on root causes of health and health inequity, prevalence of chronic conditions, and varying physical and emotional effects across San Mateo County residents. Other speakers presented on how economic, social and health conditions impact the ability of residents, workers, infrastructure and businesses to adapt to climate change impacts. Modelling overlay results of social vulnerability indicators over newly developed extreme heat, flooding, and wildfire climate scenarios in San Mateo County were also shared with the attendees. Greenlining Institute and California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity, presented on emerging challenges and potential solutions to explore. Attendees then discussed strategies and resource needs to build health and social resilience in San Mateo County.

  1. WELCOME AND OPENING SLIDES
  2. EXAMINING THE ROOT CAUSES OF HEALTH INEQUITY PRESENTATION
  3. CURRENT CONDITIONS PRESENTATION
  4. FUTURE RISKS PRESENTATION
  5. STRATEGIES AND BEST PRACTICES PRESENTATION
    • Videos: Sonah Mohnot (Greenlining Institute); Linda Helland (California Department of Public Health, Office of Health Equity)
  6. BREAKOUT: STRATEGIES APPLICABLE TO SAN MATEO COUNTY PRESENTATION
  7. CALL TO ACTION ON CLIMATE EMERGENCY PRESENTATION